Our Service Commitment

TVA’s pledges to improve life for the people of the Tennessee Valley through its commitment to service—providing affordable electricity, robust economic development and excellent environmental stewardship.

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Community Relations

Learn how TVA plays an active role in fostering the social and economic well-being of Tennessee Valley communities through corporate philanthropy, public participation and employee volunteerism.

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Our History

TVA was founded at the height of the Depression to bring prosperity to the people of the Valley. It carries on with that mission of service today. Here, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, signer of the TVA Act, visits Chickamauga Dam.

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About TVA


The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.


Our Leadership

Our leadership oversees all TVA strategy, policy and operations on a daily basis. Learn about their service and dedication to the Tennessee Valley.

TVA History

With its three-fold focus of service in the fields of energy, environment and economic development, TVA has long been a fundamental force in the prosperity of the Tennessee Valley.

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Investor Relations

See how investing in the Tennessee Valley can be a winning proposition.

Community Relations

Learn how TVA has played an important role in improving the social and economic well-being of the communities in the Tennessee Valley region.

Guidelines and Reports

These are the documents that govern TVA's daily operations and report on how it's doing on key measures.


TVA’s ombudsman provides an independent channel for mediating stakeholder complaints or concerns about TVA that might affect the public.

TVA Police

The U.S. TVA Police—(855) 476-2489— is a federally commissioned law enforcement agency dedicated to the protection of TVA’s employees, visitors and physical assets.

Contact Us

Contact information for TVA’s corporate headquarters, individual offices and emergency assistance lines.